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Border Wall Goes Pink

One recurring architectural theme of the current U.S. election cycle has been Republican candidate Donald J. Trump’s vision for a wide-ranging border wall, stretching across the country’s bo...

Judge Delays Contractor 'Blacklist' Rule

A new rule that would put federal contractors under much closer scrutiny was delayed by a preliminary injunction from a federal judge in Texas Tuesday (Oct. 25), the day it was scheduled to ...

Cracks Plague Sydney Metro Project

A multibillion-dollar metro rail extension in Australia’s largest city is facing a second major setback, as one of the precast concrete spans for the “Skytrain” rail bridge has cracked, the ...

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Blogs (31)

How About a New 95:50 Rule?

From Hard Hat Geek by Robert Ikenberry

I think we should have a new way of looking at quality. We don’t have to settle for “...

The Importance of Your Learning Culture

From Training and Certification by Amy Gibson

First things first: What is an “organizational learning culture”? Your organizational...

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Articles (177)


by Alison B. Kaelin, CQA, ABKaelin, LLC

Partner With Your Insurance Broker

by By Deidre Dunkin, Dunkin & Bush, Inc.

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Resource Guides (1)

eBook: Coatings for Waterfronts, Locks, and Dams

This eBook consists of a recent JPCL article...


Videos (2)

SSPC 2014 Structure Awards

The Structure Awards were announced by SSPC Executive Director Bill Shoup, at the 8th...

SSPC 2011: Ben Fultz on Chernobyl, the Mafia, and the Coatings Industry

Bechtel Fellow, Ben Fultz describes some of the more interesting jobs he has undertak...


Video Learning Center (8)

Application: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The PaintSquare Pro Video Series: A collection of technical presentations hosted by in cooperation with SSPC

A collection of archived webinars hosted by focused on coatings application.

Coatings Technology: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The PaintSquare Pro Video Series: A collection of technical presentations hosted by in cooperation with SSPC

A collection of archived webinars hosted by focused on coatings technology and their applications.

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Featured Companies (6)

Corrosion Probe, Inc

Corrosion Probe is a specialized consulting engineering firm providing condition evaluation, design, quality control, quality assurance, and testing services.


DRYCO specializes in temporary industrial climate control, offering desiccant and refrigerant based dehumidifiers, SubCool units, heating and cooling options and an experienced service team.

KTA-Tator, Inc.

KTA-Tator, Inc. (KTA) is a consulting engineering firm founded in 1949. KTA provides coating consulting and construction inspection services, steel fabrication inspection services, laborator...

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Desco Mfg. Co., Inc.

Steel Fabrication

• Shipyards
• Plate Fabrication
• Structural Steel
• Maintenance

DESCO Mfg.Co., Inc.

Industrial Vacuum Equipment Corp.
Hurricane Vacuums
& Dust Collectors

Vacuum and dust collector hose, filters and related accessories.

NACE International, The Corrosion Society
Advance Your Coating Inspector Career

By completing the world’s most recognized program, NACE’s CIP, you’ll be better trained and qualified on inspection of surface preparation and coatings application.

Sika® Industrial Floor Coatings

Click to learn about floor and wall systems relied upon for performance, durability, easy maintenance and aesthetics across the every industry and environment.

SAFE Systems, Inc.
SAFE Systems'
Blast Lights &
Deadman Switches

Halogen or LED blast lights available with our NEW urethane bumper. Switches available in many colors for color coding your hoses.

SEMicro Division, M.E. Taylor Engineering, Inc.
Coatings Adhesion Testers

The PATTI® accurately measures the bond strength between coating & substrate. Outfitted properly, the surface can be rough, porous, or curved & >10K psi strong!

Blastox/The TDJ Group, Inc.
Blastox® - One Step Lead Abatement

Sandblast additive delivered to jobsite pre-blended to eliminate hazardous abrasive wastes. Why mix, meter or apply at the job-site? Blast with ease and
Let your painters paint!

Clemco International GmbH
Global engineering-trusted solutions

For more than 70 years, Clemco has provided the highest quality blast equipment with a total commitment to comfort and safety.

Montipower, Inc.
The MBX Bristle Blaster

Get a 2.7 to 3.3 mil profile and a Near White Metal Clean. For info visit or call 877 629-8777

Fischer Technology Inc.
MP0R with rotating display screen

Automatic rotating display screen just like your smart phone. Click for Video
Call 800-243-8417

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